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Help for Caregivers
According to the "Caregiving in the U.S. 2020"* report from AARP and the National Alliance for Caregiving, about 53 million Americans are serving as a caregiver for a loved one, and around 6 in 10 of them are also working part-time or full-time jobs.
Obviously, this is stressful, and caregivers often experience health problems of their own, including depression and physical exhaustion. In addition, caregiving reduces the time available for stress-relieving activities, like socializing and exercising. Caregivers need a break.
Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey (VNA) is pleased to offer an array of caregiver support programs for residents of Morris, Hunterdon, Sussex, Somerset, and Passaic Counties, including some that are free of charge.
Designed to help caregivers care for themselves while also caring for loved ones, these programs may include patient care education, assistance by Certified Home Health Aides, volunteer visits for companionship, grocery shopping, and even short-term live-in assistance.
Program services, availability, and compensation varies by county. Contact VNA for more information or call 1-800-WE VISIT (1-800-938-4748).
*AARP, What to know about employee benefits and the law, Updated January 27, 2022
Get to know Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey (VNA) now, and all the home health services available to you and your loved ones, before you have a health emergency. We are proud to be the longest-serving VNA in the state of New Jersey, so we know a thing or two about helping seniors.
The Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey (VNA) is a leading provider of comprehensive home health care services in Morris, Hunterdon, Sussex, and Warren Counties in Northern New Jersey. Established in 1898, generations have known that just one call to VNA opens the door to quality, patient-centered home health care solutions that allow patients to remain in the comfort of their homes with dignity, health, and independence.
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